History of the Presbyterian Church (Google eBook)

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Page 240 - God hath made of one blood all nations of men to dwell on the face of the earth...
Page 152 - The ordinance of 1787 provided, that "religion, morality, and knowledge being necessary to good government and the happiness of mankind, schools and the means of education shall be forever encouraged.
Page 503 - Now, I beseech you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you ; but that ye be perfectly joined together in the same mind, and in the same judgment. For it hath been declared unto me of you, my brethren, by them which are of the house of Chloe, that there are contentions among you. Now this I say, that every one of you saith, I am of Paul, and I of Apollos, and I of Cephas, and I of Christ.
Page 239 - We consider the voluntary enslaving of one part of the human race by another as a gross violation of the most precious and sacred rights of human nature...
Page 119 - No colony in America was ever settled under such favorable auspices as that which has just commenced at Muskingum.
Page 240 - ... the slave is deprived of his natural right, degraded as a human being, and exposed to the danger of passing into the hands of a master who may inflict upon him all the hardships and injuries which inhumanity and avarice may suggest.
Page 120 - Muskingum, reported four thousand five hundred persons as having passed that post between February and June, 1788 many of whom would have purchased of the "Associates," as the New England Company was called, had they been ready to receive them.
Page 510 - The question, whether a law be void for its repugnancy to the constitution, is, at all times, a question of much delicacy, which ought seldom, if ever, to be decided m the affirmative, in a doubtful case.
Page 239 - Slavery creates a paradox in the moral system it exhibits rational, accountable, and immortal beings in such circumstances as scarcely to leave them the power of moral action. It exhibits them as...
Page 167 - At one time I saw at least five hundred swept down in a moment, as if a battery of a thousand guns had been opened upon them, and then immediately followed shrieks and shouts that rent the very heavens.

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